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Educational landscapes during and after COVID-19.

Siegel, Angela A.; Zarb, Mark; Alshaigy, Bedour; Blanchard, Jeremiah; Crick, Tom; Glassey, Richard; Hott, John R.; Latulipe, Celine; Riedesel, Charles; Senapathi, Mali; Simon; Williams, David

Authors

Angela A. Siegel

Bedour Alshaigy

Jeremiah Blanchard

Tom Crick

Richard Glassey

John R. Hott

Celine Latulipe

Charles Riedesel

Mali Senapathi

Simon

David Williams



Abstract

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has forced an unprecedented global shift within higher education in the ways that we communicate with and educate students. This necessary paradigm shift has compelled educators to take a critical look at their teaching styles and use of technology. Computing education traditionally focuses on experiential, in-person activities. The pandemic has mandated that educators reconsider their use of student time and has catalysed overnight innovations in the educational setting. Even in the unlikely event that we return entirely to pre-COVID19 norms, many new practices have emerged that offer valuable lessons to be carried forward into our post-COVID-19 teaching. This working group will explore what the post-COVID-19 academic landscape might look like, and how we can use lessons learned during this educational shift to improve our subsequent practice. The exploration will strive to identify practices within computing that appear to have been improved through exposure to online tools and technologies, and that should therefore continue to be used in the online space. In the broadest sense, our motivation is to explore what the post-COVID-19 educational landscape will look like for computing education.

Citation

SIEGEL, A.A., ZARB, M., ALSHAIGY, B., BLANCHARD, J., CRICK, T., GLASSEY, R., HOTT, J.R., LATULIPE, C., RIEDESEL, C., SENAPATHI, M., SIMON. and WILLIAMS, D. 2021. Educational landscapes during and after COVID-19. In Proceedings of the 26th Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Innovation and technology in computer science education conference 2021 (ITiCSE '21), 26 June - 1 July 2021, [virtual conference]. New York: ACM [online], pages 597-598. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1145/3456565.3461439

Conference Name 26th Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Innovation and technology in computer science education conference 2021 (ITiCSE '21)
Conference Location [virtual conference]
Start Date Jun 26, 2021
End Date Jul 1, 2021
Acceptance Date Mar 1, 2021
Online Publication Date Jun 26, 2021
Publication Date Jun 26, 2021
Deposit Date Jul 26, 2021
Publicly Available Date Jul 26, 2021
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery
Pages 597-598
Book Title ITiCSE '21: proceedings of the 26th ACM conference on Innovation and technology in computer science education
ISBN 9781450383974
DOI https://doi.org/10.1145/3456565.3461439
Keywords COVID-19; Coronavirus; Computing education; Online education
Public URL https://rgu-repository.worktribe.com/output/1380159

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